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Lower Warcombe Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchstow, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3133 / 50°18'47"N

Longitude: -3.7802 / 3°46'48"W

OS Eastings: 273348

OS Northings: 47447

OS Grid: SX733474

Mapcode National: GBR QH.8LMN

Mapcode Global: FRA 28Z6.M4D

Entry Name: Lower Warcombe Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108150

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99527

Location: Churchstow, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Churchstow

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Churchstow St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CHURCHSTOW WARCOMBE
SX 74 NW
5/82 Lower Warcombe Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. Possibly C17; C19 fenestration. Rubble, but some coursed stone,
slate roof. Probably lobby-entry with porch opposite large ridge stack and deep
projecting stair turret just to left of stack; lower back corner with added
outshut under long swept-down roof. Front, away from road, 2 storeys, gabled
porch with a wide plank stable door under a 1½-light glazing bar casement; inner
door plank, and deep small recess left side of porch inside. To the right a
2-light horizontal bar casement and a blocked opening; stone drip to right
opening: 2-light at first floor. Left of porch a 24-pane casement below a
2-light horizontal bar. North gable has 2-light 24-pane casement to a floating
drip course and, left, in outshut, a 2-light opening with gauze fill; at first
floor a small 2-light glazing-bar. Rounded outer corner to swept-down section,
and the building set direct on rock to north-west corner. Back has offset stair
turret with small 2-light casement, and low left a 4-pane fixed light; towards
left end, at eaves, a small square brick stack. The central stack, with charac-
teristic truncated pyramidal capping, very large, with weathering stone sugges-
ting earlier thatch. South gable is plain. Interior not inspected, but may be
of interest, as exterior very unaltered in C20.


Listing NGR: SX7334847447

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